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Indigenous people compete to preserve traditional way of life

Panama: Indigenous people compete to preserve traditional way of life

Climaco Dogirama says he wanted to honour his grandfather when he took part in the spear-throwing competition at Panama's Indigenous Ancestral Games, which seek to preserve age-old customs. Dogirama, from the Embera community, is one of 250 competitors from Panama's seven recognised Indigenous ethnicities taking part in traditional athletic feats at the Games.